Meaning of “scuttlebutt” in the English Dictionary

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"scuttlebutt" in British English

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scuttlebuttnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈskʌt.əl.bʌt/ us /ˈskʌt̬.əl.bʌt/ US informal

news or information that may or may not be true:

Have you heard any scuttlebutt about the new boss?

(Definition of “scuttlebutt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scuttlebutt" in American English

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scuttlebuttnoun [ U ]

us /ˈskʌt̬·əlˌbʌt/ infml

information that may or may not be true; rumor:

Scuttlebutt around the office has it that he’s been fired.

(Definition of “scuttlebutt” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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